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How can I compensate for my low scores and get the chance to get interviews?

I have low scores comparable to the scores of people who would match, how

​​can I compensate for my low scores and get the chance to get interviews?

It’s all about your chances and how to increase it and have a more attractive profile. Certain things like the scores can never be changed but we can work on other things that many people don’t know about.

· Clerkships: the more you do clerkships the better! Try doing it at different places as these hospitals might be the ones to get you an interview other than many LoRs.

· Research experience: join labs in their projects

· Publications: one of the most important things that would let your application stand out. Writing a chapter of a book with a professor would also do great.

· Starting residency at a hospital in your home country and then reapplying again to the match after you finish your first year.

· Passing Step 3 by the time you submit the application

· CONNECTIONS!

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